Beyoncé carries hers as a clutch, but we don't advise that unless you and *your* laptop have also got a car-to-curb commute. Until then, browse 12 sturdy styles that were made to protect your MacBook *without* evoking Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 500 Days of Summer sad-nerd vibes.
Kind of like that one friend who's a straight-up thug in a small, pretty package, this guy will hold a 13-inch computer, easy.
BUY IT: cuyana.com.
Meshes seamlessly with the happy health goth side of your 2017 aesthetic.
BUY IT: urbanoutfitters.com.
Like a Balenciaga puffer for your Air.
Adidas Stella Sport, $50
BUY IT: asos.com.
Satisfying in an "if you looked 'backpack' up in the dictionary" way.
Frank and Oak, $25
BUY IT: shopspring.com.
So much buttery leather, your computer will feel like it's already in Beyoncé's care.
BUY IT: ectula.com.
Very tempted to stick a yardstick out the bottom to form a large popsicle.
BUY IT: mrporter.com.
El Greco, but make it backpack.
BUY IT: needsupply.com.
Water-resistant, so you can concentrate on protecting what's really important: your hair.
BUY IT: everlane.com.
The Old Faithful of backpacks but in Kermit green.
BUY IT: ebags.com.
The *OG* Old Faithful of backpacks but with zipper pulls and pockets and more space to write on in Sharpie.
BUY IT: jansport.com.
So sophisticated it won't even register as a backpack.
Want Les Essentiels, $895
BUY IT: wantlesessentiels.com.